The names for India include Gati, Tej, Murasu, Aag, Vyom, Jhar, Probaho, Neer, Prabhanjan, Ghurni, Ambud, Jaladhi and Vega. (India Meteorological Department / The Weather Channel), WATCH: Latest India Weather Forecast: November 30, WATCH: Latest India Weather Forecast: November 29, Drone Captures a Hammerhead Shark Stalking an Oblivious Swimmer, Jupiter and Saturn to Form a Double Planet in Winter Skies for First Time in 800 Years, Democratic Republic of the Congo | Français, State of Vatican City (Holy See) | Italiano. The first flight, a Russian chartered plane landed at 2.31 pm for the evacuation of stranded Russian nationals. It was only in 1976, that more than seven cyclones formed over the north Indian Ocean, making 2019 a rare exception. In the beginning, storms were named arbitrarily. After 13 cyclones, when the List 1 is fully used, the naming would resume from List 2 and so on. This list was adopted by the World Meteorological Department (WMO) panel in April 2019 and will be used to name tropical cyclones forming over the north Indian ocean after Amphan. Cyclone Nivar is expected to bring in heavy to extremely heavy rains in Rayalaseema and south coastal Andhra Pradesh districts on November 25 and 26. © Copyright TWC Product and Technology LLC 2014, 2020, The new list of names for the tropical cyclones over North Indian Ocean. Take control of your data. An official statement by the West Bengal government said, "As the state government machinery is involved in relief and restoration work in the aftermath of the devastation caused by Amphan, state government had requested MoCA to defer resumption of flights from Kolkata Airport. Diversion or suspension of rail and road traffic. The North Indian Ocean includes the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Top sources in the Ministry of Civil Aviation told India Today TV that West Bengal's request to resume domestic flight operations from May 28 has been granted. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released a new list of 169 cyclone names this week. The Cyclone Amphan has weakened into a deep depression … The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released a new list of 169 cyclone names this week. Cyclone Fani Heads To Bangladesh, Kolkata Airport Resumes Ops: 10 Points. Amphan began hitting the Sundarbans, a mangrove area round the India-Bangladesh border home to four million people on Wednesday afternoon, before carving north and north-eastwards towards Kolkata, a historic city that was the capital of British Raj. Use escape to clear. New Delhi: Cyclone Nivar, which is brewing in the Bay of Bengal, is likely to make landfall between Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) and Karaikal (Puducherry) on November 25. For COVID-19, weather & air quality updates on the go, download The Weather Channel App (on Android and iOS store). There are six regional specialised meteorological centres (RSMCs) and five regional Tropical Cyclone Warning Centres (TCWCs) across the globe to monitor cyclogenesis, issue advisories and name cyclones. May 21, 2020, 18:35 PM IST Cyclone Amphan weakens into deep depression, rains expected in Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh: IMD. Titli, Gaja, Fani, Vayu, Bulbul! A woman removes debris from a road after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, on May 21, 2020. RSMC, New Delhi is also responsible for naming cyclones over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. Amphan: Kolkata devastated as cyclone kills scores in India and Bangladesh. close. In 2019, four cyclones –– Vayu, Hikka, Kyarr and Maha –– formed here, making it one of the most active cyclone years. People in affected areas to remain indoors. About sharing. Use up and down arrows to change selection. In 2019, the Indian Seas witnessed eight cyclonic storms as against the normal of five. The usage of these short, distinct names of tropical cyclones over the north Indian Ocean became increasingly frequent over the past few years. After the decision to prepare a new list was taken in September 2018, it took nearly one and a half years for the deliberations among the 13 member countries and the final consensus on names. It's free! An Indigo Airlines flight from Delhi was scheduled to arrive in Kolkata on Monday. It was only after World War II that a formal naming system was introduced. Moreover, as per the WMO guidelines, if a cyclone is particularly deadly or costly, the name is retired and never used again for any other hurricane. The maximum permissible length of the cyclone names is eight letters. Surviving Cyclone Amphan: Kolkata, a city battling coronavirus, now faces flooded streets, broken buildings and trauma How Cyclone Amphan, in the middle of a pandemic, has rendered the city of Kolkata and its neighbouring districts handicapped, with shattered homes, severed communication channels and people in search of hope. Published. The Weather Company’s primary journalistic mission is to report on breaking weather news, the environment and the importance of science to our lives. Amphan Cyclone effect in Kolkata, 20th May 2020 By Rider Escaped / Amphan Cyclone / 2 Comments / May 23, 2020 June 16, 2020 Hope you are safe after Amphan Cyclone! People and police personnel gather around a tree that fell on electric lines on a street after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. Now, this list of 64 cyclone names proposed back in September 2004 is about to get exhausted, with only one of them—Amphan—waiting for its turn.